BANKS, Oregon — After a successful midweek show on Independence Day the Sunset Speedway Park returns to regular season action on Saturday July 7th. Classes on the card include the Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, USRA Modifieds, Pure Stocks, 4-Bees, PHRA Dwarfs, and Tracers.
For Saturday’s action the front Gates open up at 3:30 with racing scheduled to start at 6:00. Admission is the following prices: Adults are $13, Seniors $10, Children (6-12) $5, Children (5 and Under) FREE, and Family Pack (2 Adults and 2 Children) $30.
The Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series has completed a total of three events with three different winners in the new class. Ricky Ashley and Ariel Biggs won the first two events and Sammy Wright earned the victory in the last race at the beginning of the month during Fan Appreciation Night.
The USRA Modifieds have yet to produce a repeat winner in the current season with Ken Schrader dominating the competition in the latest event. Clint Petty, Sonny Sayre, and Doug Davenport are the only other drivers to get a taste of victory lane as well. The PHRA Dwarfs have completed two events at SSP and have seen two different winners which are Henry Corbin III and Eric Bergquist.
2012 Pure Stock competition Joey Tardio has won two features including the most recent but is also joined by Stan Asanovic and Robert Summerhalder. In the 4-Bees Johnny Adams has won three out of the four races in this season while Mike Mastrangelo has been the only other winner.
The Sunset Speedway Park is located just west of the Portland metro area in Banks on the Sunset Highway. The venue is located in a gorgeous small town setting with rolling hills in the background and hosts weekly competition with Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, Northwest Wingless Tour, USRA Modifieds, Street Stocks, 4-Bees, Pure Stocks, Womens, and Tracers classes. To stay up to date with the latest information regarding this wonderful facility log on to www.sunsetspeedwaypark.com or feel free to call 541-598-6643.
Track: Sunset Speedway Park
Date: Saturday July 7th, 2012
Pit Gates- 2:00
Front Gates- 3:30
Seniors (62+) - $10.00
Youths (6-14)- $5.00
Youths (5 and Under)- FREE
Family Pack (2 Adults and 2 Children)- $30.00
Premium Seating- $25.00
Pit Pass- $25.00
Location: 485 S Main Street, Banks, OR, 97106
Ben Deatherage (Publicist)- (541)-598-6643
Sponsor: T&G Trucking, Baxter Auto Parts, Jim’s Thriftway, Greg Biffle Foundation, The Sherwin-Williams Automotive Finishes, Coors Light Racing, Knecht’s Auto Parts, Schram Brothers Excavating
A Look Ahead:
July 7th- Northwest Extreme Sprint Car Series, Modifieds, Pure Stocks, 4-Bees, Tracers, PHRA Dwarfs
July 14th- Northwest Wingless Tour, Modifieds, Street Stocks, Womens
July 19th- ASCS-National Tour
July 21st (Modified Topless 100 presented by Dancin Bare)- Modifieds, Pure Stocks, Street Stocks, Tracers
July 28th (Jim’s Thriftway 100)- Northwest Extreme Sprint Series, Street Stocks, Womens, Pro-4, 4-Bees